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Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

An allegory is an extended analogy designed to articulate information. There have been many famous allegories throughout history such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm, a cautionary allegory about the rise of soviet style communism. The Greek philosopher Plato used an allegory to explain his meta-physics via his […]

Application of Knowledge: What makes a Terror?

Application of Knowledge: What makes a Terror?

After reading and learning about the Terror during the French Revolution, it is important that you understand the etiology (cause) of the phenomena. Move through this learning activity in order to better understand the origin of oppression.

Is Killing for a greater good moral? Putting utilitarianism to the test in the French Rev

Is Killing for a greater good moral? Putting utilitarianism to the test in the French Rev

As you learned during our unit on the enlightenment, utilitarianism is a school of moral thought that holds that an action is moral if it brings the greatest good to the greatest number of people. Consider this philosophy as you read Robespierre’s speech to the […]

Where do we go from here? Understanding choices in the French Revolution

Where do we go from here? Understanding choices in the French Revolution

Utilizing pages 23 – 35 in your Choices text and each other as resources, complete the chart linked below: Where do we go from here

Understanding the Origins of the French Revolution

Understanding the Origins of the French Revolution

Examine the 3 paintings below and download the attached learning helper to facilitate your comprehension of some underlying causes of the French Revolution. Learning Helper to use for analysis of primary sources above: Understanding the French Revolution

Napoleon: Benevolent or Malevolent? Gathering Evidence Via Document Analysis

Napoleon: Benevolent or Malevolent? Gathering Evidence Via Document Analysis

Based off our last document analysis of Robespierre’s speech to the national assembly legitimizing the terror, it’s clear that we need to increase our Doc Analysis Fluency! So, download the file below containing the documents to be analyzed as well as the file below containing […]